The vertiginous ascent of Brazilian trap music

With an audience that grows 61% per year since 2016, Brazilian trap sheds a light on the urban favela lifestyle, booms on social media, and gains ground in the music industry.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Originally from the streets of Atlanta in the 2000s, trap music, is a hip-hop sub-genre that combines deep bass grooves, the accent of drum plates, auto-tuning, ad-libbing, and a higher music tempo (90 to 140 bpm). While trap music has been produced in Brazil since the early 2010s, the Brazilian trap has gained huge projection only in the last few years.

According to Spotify Brazil, Brazilian trap's audience rose, from 2016 to 2019, 61% every year. What's more, Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?